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think creatively. >> that's it. until next time, woj an waj andl see you online. >> good evening everyone. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. crisis in ukraine. kiev now threatening to use force within hours against pro-russian activists. >> i'm disturbed mainly. sorry for the victims and praying for them. >> stabbed in school. police say nearly 2 dozen students were attacked by a fellow teen ager armed with knives. the battle field, rifles belonging to credi soldiers in t
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hood. >> this was all underwater. virtually all the houses are gone. >> our andrew thomas is on the ground in the solomon islands where massive floods have taken a toll. the clock is ticking in ukraine tonight. pro-russian activists are still occupying government buildings in the east. the interior ministry has warned they have just 48 hours to negotiate a solution or be forced out. eastern city of donetske. >> with a 48 hour ultimatum, the crush is on in donetske. control of the state administration building remain on high alert. negotiations are underway with
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protestors agreeing to carry out government property saying they don't want state workers to lose their jobs. clearly then some signs of negotiation that many of the people we've spoken to here say they remember the soviet era as the golden years and they say the only outcome they'll be happy with is if eastern ukraine has the chance to join russia. >> i've been living here for 73 years. i've built ought of this and they give me ultimatums. i can't look at these people who fill their possibilities while the earth burns beneath them. >> they give us ultimatums but it doesn't scare us. if they want to do something to us, they can't break our spirit. >> reporter: just a few kilometers from the protest site is the opposite of everything protesters stand for. business is booming. people there are divided. >> translator: the majority of people for example the people
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sat here are against the events of the last few days. i think it's very bad. >> i think we need to be an autonomous part of russia. because donetske without ukraine is not donetske. >> protesters have made clear who they believe should come to help. they want to support activists barricaded inside. those activists after releasing dozens of hostages are negotiating with police but believe it's russia that needs to act. >> translator: i understand we will be trying to resolve all this by ourselves but we may fail. mr. putin have mercy on your fighters. if you lose us then you will lose the last hope to create a good neighbor. >> reporter: the clock clearing ticking in the east with demonstrators prepared for
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any are eventuality. those who could be in the firing line. kim vanel, al jazeera, donetske. >> direct involvement in eastern ukraine. u.s. ambassador posted these flight images on twitter. our rosalyn jordan has more. >> perhaps the most significant development on wednesday was a face-to-face meeting should take place sometime in the next seven to ten days. who would be at that face-to-face meeting? russia, ukraine, the eu and the u.s. the idea would be to give the parties a chance to express their concerns and start hammering out some of the ways that they could possibly resolve this political and sometimes violent crisis. this is a situation that clearly has raised the stakes with the u.s. imposing economic sanctions
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on some former ukrainian government officials circulation on be some current -- some current russian officials but the u.s. is keen to see this situation resolved sooner rather than later. it's can concerned about the instability growing in eastern ukraine. russia for its part does have legitimate concerns and whenever this meeting is scheduled it is hoped on making a bit of progress on resolving some of those anxieties on all sides. >> joining us on the rising tension in the ukraine is lincoln mitchell, lincoln welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> what might be russia's reaction to this? >> russia's reaction is what russia wants here. i think washington is right that russia is at least substantially behind these demonstrations in ukraine. important to note here: they
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have many cards to play. there's talk will there be an invasion william even without invasion, that makessics the job of a new ukrainian government. difficult and that's an accomplishment if you are sitting in the kremlin. they have a lot of cards to play here. >> how does it help russia especially with their economy tanking lately? >> an unstable ukraine, a ukraine that is not unified and moving towards the west is a major point for the government. does russia have serious economic and other problems? absolutely. and anything they can do in ukraine going to really have bearing on those? well you can see scenarios where those problems could get worse because of missteps in ukraine but right now they're thinking about their foreign policy goals in ukraine. which they've done so far,
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they've annexed crimea, not to put too fine a point on it. they have could really meaningfully break up the ukrainian state or bring a conflict between ukraine and russia which is very, very bad for ukraine. >> what is the goal? >> for russia? >> yes for russia. >> the goal for russia i see it is to ensure that a unified ukrainian state does not move towards integration with western institutions like nato like the european union. if that is their goal they have been successful thus far and what they're doing now while it's messy and ugly will help them achieve that goal. now there's not 100% certainty here because this is obviously not over yet and the wild card that we don't really know and what both sides are disputing are what the ukrainian people in the eastern ukraine really think. also in western ukraine are saying that the people in eastern ukraine will see russia
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as an outside force and as an invader. but potentially, many in russia are saying the people in eastern ukraine really want to be with us anyway. the introduction just a few minutes ago on this network we saw a range of opinions so opinion is divided on eastern ukraine and that really could swing this. >> any hope for these four way talks? >> well i would say it is always good to talk. dialogue is always good. it's not always are fruitful but not always good. i'm hopeful that both sides would state their positions and walk away. but again it's good to keep talking and i think the seablght is working very -- secretary of state is working hard for a dialogue. >> other than talking does the u.s. have any cards to play? >> yes, the u.s. does have some cards to play and in fact the u.s. has been playing some of those hands. trade with russia those things take time but they will have an influence.
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if there is a real invacation, a military you know those troops that are amassed on the ukraine-russian border if they come into ukraine then the united states, you're not going to put boots on the ground, nato is very unlikely to put boots on the ground in eastern ukraine you will see support potentially cards, support for the ukrainian military that is opposing a russian invasion or russian occupation, you will see movement to the eastern border of ukraine, so there are some cards that the u.s. can play. my sense is if russia actually invades eastern ukraine they will play those cards. >> lincoln mitchell, good to have you on the program. >> my pleasure. thanks for having me. >> time has run out, for peace in the middle east, u.s. tries to revive palestinian-israeli
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negotiations. lisa stark has the story. >> of course also on the agenda those mid east peace talks the stalled mid east peace talks. both men indicated that they want to find a way to move forward and that was the thought echoed by state department spokes woman jan saki. >> we believe that cooperation between israel and the palestinian authority has provided benefits to both sides. we continue to urge conducive environment for peace. we note that contact between the negotiators are continuing and note that they are engaging in credit serious can efforts to request end the impasse. >> we know you are a very close reliable friend but the israeli government is upset over remarks the secretary made in fact the israelis say they are deeply disappointed. these are remarks that are made on capitol hill when kerry was
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talking about the peace talks. he has said that the israelis and palestinians have made unhelpful actions that's one of the reasons the talks are stalled. he said they surveilled to make good on a promise to release more palestinian prisoners. >> unfortunately the prisoners were not released on the saturday three were supposed to be released. day two went by day three went by and then in the afternoon when they were about to maybe get there 700 settlement units were announced in jerusalem and move, tha -- poof, that was sorf the end of the moment. >> the state department said at no point did kerry engage in the blame-game. to see if these stalled talks can be restarted, secretary kerry had set the end of this month as a deadline for progress. >> now a disturbing story out of
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pfns, a 16-year-old student walked into a high school in murrysville and started are slashing. ing morgan radford has the story. >> attempthomicide and aggravated assault. police say there was after he went on a rampage with knives. charged as an adult and now held without bail. >> i don't know what i've got going down here but i need some help asap. >> according to police a 16-year-old walking the first floor at franklin regional high school just outside of pittsburgh slashed at random with two large kitchen knives. >> one girl got slashed across the face, we don't know how she's doing.
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my friend was stabbed in the back. >> critical wounds close to major organs. >> the stab wounds were large in my experience. these were all impressively large holes. in each of the patients that i saw. >> morris hunley's five-year-old daughter was in school at the time. >> she told me to get down here to get her right away. i don't think any parent are prepared for these words. >> the subject was a sophomore stopped only whether a security guard and an assistant principal tackled him. both hailed now as heroes. kids screaming in hallways. >> i was walking towards the accident and there was blood all over the floor. >> outside the school, ambulances in bus lanes panicked parents. >> the pit of your stomach, not
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knowing what's going on and what's happening, it's a terrible, terrible feeling. >> reporter: the violence in the school all too familiar but this time the weapons were different and the district just practiced a safety drill three months ago. a critical move according to safety consultants. >> it's very difficult to teach this because we don't want to scare everybody. schools are still by and large a safe place to be but we should have some awareness, some preparation. >> reporter: police also say a student pulled the fire alarm which helped evacuate the school. they don't jet yet have a motivate which could have led to this rampage. a threatening phone call which happened between that suspect and another student. >> another violent school situation. thank you very much. president obama traveled to texas to credit appear at a are
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memorial of fort hood. mike viqueria has the story. >> top military brass all there not only to comfort the families of the fallen but praise them and comfort the wounded and the entire fort hood community. 576 soldiers from fort hood have lost their lives in the wars in iraq and afghanistan. on wednesday, the men killed at home while on base were honored as heroes like any other. >> you gave your sons to america. and just as you will honor them always, so, too, will the nation that they served. >> the president honored the fallen by name. sergeant first class daniel ferguson staff sergeant carlo roroldrodriguez.
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the mental health of the alleged gunman and ever all returning veterans and the call to, the logic if they had those weapons then the tragedy could have been stopped much sooner. here is a little bit more of the president. >> as a nation we can do more to help counsel those with mental health issues. to keep firearms out of the hands of those who are having such deep difficulties. as military we must continue to do everything in our power to secure our facilities and spare others this pain. >> for president obama there was a bitter symmetry in today's memorial. five years ago, shortly after becoming president he spoke at a series of memorials, he has spoken at 15 in all in the wake of these tragedies. that time five years ago at fort
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hood, wake of tragedy. much, much at the white house. >> more on the obama administration, it has deported nearly 2 million back to plex co. upcoming, they have been deported over and over again even though they say they are u.s. citizens. white house aims at legislation closing the wage gap again men and women. the paycheck fairness act would have required all employers to prove that differences in pay are not based on gender. republicans blocked that saying it would prompt frivolous lawsuits. the government says women can earn from less than 80% of what men make. republicans have accused democrats of pandering to women for political gain. in tonight's power politics segment we take a closer look at
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one female democratic senator who is calls for equality are going viral. david shuster reports. >> she is the candidate that hillary clinton are fears the most. have mary warren. >> i'm fighting to give every child a chance to build something extraordinary. and i want you to fight along beside me. we are in this together. [applause] >> reporter: this weekend in that same speech in minnesota warren hammered two of the republican party's biggest stars. she accused house budget chairman paul ryan of caring only about the rich. >> that may be paul ryan's vision of how america works but not our vision of this great country. >> and she ridiculed ted cruz, who shut down the economy.
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>> the shutdown that sucked $24 billion out of the economy. talk about a financial genius. >> 64-year-old warren has spent most of her life working as a law professor, most recently at harvard. she was named chair of an oversight panel of the asset relief plan or tarp. warren ran for u.s. senate. one grainy video of her speaking inside a home got more than a million views on youtube. >> there is nobody in this country who got rich on his own, nobody. you build a factory out there good for you. but i want to be clear. you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. >> reporter: warren then received $40 million in campaign contributions and handily defeated scott brown. in the last three months in only her second year in the senate records show warren has raised over $2 million for democratic
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candidates and senators up for reelection this year. that's more than anybody except for president obama. warren's exceptionally liberal policy views have also set her apart. she believes the minimum wage should be raised to $22 an hour and has raised legislation that would make student loans interest-fee. watching warren with can admiration and credit nervesness is hillary clinton's team. democratic party voters tend to be more liberal than democrats on a hole. elizabeth warren says she has no plans to run for president in 2016 and barn storming the country simply to help democrats keep control of the u.s. senate. still she's generating a lot of enthusiasm and political ious. crucial ingredients for any lawmakers who aspires for higher office. david shuster, al jazeera.
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>> now to the medicaid program, doctors, a small fraction of them are getting the lion's share. about 2% of doctors account for $15 billion in medicare payments. roughly a quarter of the program's payouts. in 2012, doctors received a total of $610 million. the numbers don't explain why but they raise troubling questions about whether the system is being defrauded. coming up next. unprotected, what you need to do about the latest cyber-security threat and timing could be crucial. fracking fears. why one california city is placing a 45 day moratorium on a critical drilling process. >> i lost everything, my belongings and even reply son. >> washed away. our andrew thomas is on the ground devastation from floods in australia's solomon islands.
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>> when it comes to technology news knowing how is just half the story. we like to tell you why as well. tonight we're learning more about why a cyber-bug called heart bleed has weakened across the internet. jake ward is here to say why you should be concerned. how does this bug work? >> john now when two computers are speaking via the internet, and securely, they do a heartbeat, a pulse of information keeps the connection open, hello, we're speaking in private. this hack, known as heart bleed, is basically a flaw in the programming that underlies the internet that allows a hacker to get in there and impersonate one of those two computers and ask for information that that hacker is not really allowed to have. that information could be your passwords, it could be encryption keys for decoding
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everything on the computer. basically two-thirds of the internet sites use the technology that is theoretically compromised here. it leaves no trace, whether that security has been compromised plus you and i just change our passwords doesn't solve the problem. the companies affected here have to upgrade their systems, update the code in order to close the loop. >> so it's tax filing season. what impact if any does this have on people filing their taxes online? >> well the irs is saying now it's no big deal and you should continue to file for the april 15th deadline. the problem of course our neighbors to the north have told their people to stop filing their tax forms. this is a very serious security breach. when network security people are freaking out we should all freak out. that's where we are right now. >> jacob ward recording from san
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francisco. jake thanks very much. >> comcast $45 billion purchase of time-warner cable. al franken said the marriage of the two would mean fewer options higher prices and reduced services. company executives say that is not true at all. >> this is not a challenging situation from an 18th trust perspective. we don't compete for customers anywhere so the transaction will not lead to any reduction in competition or consumer choice in any market. >> if approved by the justice department and the fc the merged company would serve nearly a third of the country's cable tv households and 40% of households with broad band internet service. 40 years later, the risks of living in baghdad, after saddam hussein.
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unprecedented flooding, thousands homeless in the solomon islands. we're on the ground. and in hiding. this nine month old pakistani boy, charged with a crime, now being sheltered from the police.
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that the iraqi security forces cannot get a handle on. they have no way of even trying to rest control back from the be al qaeda militants. from the beginning the sunnis have done everything they can to destabilize the new government which is dominated by the shia majority. >> the attacks over and over, can you give us a sense of someone who's covered this country, how do people get along day-to-day? >> you know, it's interesting. one of the things that's most trouble going these bombing attacks and they have been relatively mainly bombing attacks is they are directed at population centers, karada which is a shopping district or jedria which is a commercial upscale
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neighborhood. these are designed to upsettle people's local and -- upset people's local and daily lives. it was a day-to-day choice, do i go outside today, do i go to work today, do i go to the gas station and fill up my car? and those are the types of situations that the iraqis would wrestle with every day, the local farmers market, that's gets attacked. in the situations like one of the bombings today, there was a secondary attack on the people who rescued the victims. it becomes a gamble for the people living in these situations whether to live in their houses, that's exactly what the insurgents are aiming for. >> the rakes don't have the security forces to deal with this? >> they do but it is difficult to maintain control over everything. there are certain ways -- they don't have control over all of the country.
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they certainly don't have control over part of the west where it is quite easy to get into baghdad, especially from anbar province. if you are driving and you have a car and that is rigged to explode you could go along the same highway into the city center. they can do as much as they can and obviously on election day i can guarantee on election day there will be no cars on the road whatsoever to prevent any spectacular bombing events like we see today. people will have to walk on foot to the polls. >> jamie thank you for being on the program. >> thank you. >> more than two dozen have died in request flash flooding. andrew thomas is on the ground talking to families trying to cope. >> what was a school is now a squalid camp for almost 2,000 people. at night there are 40 in each classroom so some try to sleep during the day.
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most here have lost their homes, some have lost members of their families. hudson's youngest son was washed away, hudson found him in the morgue, two days after the flood. >> when i saw my son -- i don't know what to say. it's something great in my family that i miss. i lost everything. i lost my house, i lost all my belongings and even my son. >> there were more tears on hudson's trip to where his house had stood. he had been working at a shop only a kilometer away, when he got a call from his wife, she was in the midst of a or the ar.
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>> that tree was his wife, mother-in-law, father-in-law, hudson's wife and eight-year-old son played it, five-year-old rex didn't. his body was washed back ashore by the sea, the day after the flood. >> we didn't have anybody that can tell us this place is not really good, yeah? but only this flood takes everything that we own. and then changed our lives. >> this place has flooded before but thursday's was more like a state of the union, ripping up entire trees and flattening everything in its path. ant the cemetery they are digging graves. hudson buried his son rex on saturday. andrew thomas, al jazeera,
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poniara. >> today the hunt is closing in on the final resting place on flight 370. an australian navy ship has picked up two more signals that could be from the plane's flight recorders. the signals were in the same area of the indian ocean as other pings detected on saturday. these signals were weaker and shorter. crews are racing to find the location before the batteries run out. let's head to joie chen to tell us what's happening on "america tonight." >> what maims new york, ne makek city new york? hear a young father's journey from 3 pa nepal to new manhath ? >> the big pond and become a
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small fish. i think that's something they are depressed, trying to get something better and it's not easy here. >> correspondent chris bury is going to take us on the next stop of the driven series. we'll see you then. joie, thank you. a nine month old pakistani boy charged with murder. being fingertippe fingerprinted. the little boy is out on bail and his family is taken him into hiding. the case has brought ridicule against pakistan's justice system. from u.s. to mexico and back again, nearly 2 million have been deported under the obama administration. sim insissome insist they are cn
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citizens. adam rainy reports. >> he is in an endless cycle. he insists he is a u.s. citizen. one smuggler broke his hands. another time he was kidnapped only escaping with the help of a stranger. >> get out of here she told me. if they get you they're going to kill you. >> the u.s. government couldn't prove he's not a citizen. he can't convince them he is. this is his father's arizona state birth certificate. usually enough proof that both father and son are citizens. but not for ef esteban. criminal history including drug possession and burglary. to esteeban's house is the only
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place he considers loam. >> at 83, julia rena last little time left with her son. >> i'm really worried about him that he's out there alone whether he's eating what he's eating, where he's sleeping, if something might happen to him. >> reporter: with nearly 2 million people deported under president obama, many mothers share trouble. oysterman was can deported from u.s. to mexico in 2008. immigration officials credit didn't believe he was a citizen. despite records that his father was. he is wiping his record clean of any mention of his deportation. >> i get nervous when i pass a police officer because i'm hispanic, they look at me they see i'm an hispanic, i might end
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up going through the same thing again because my social security number is not active, right, it still shows i'm deported. >> the government told us as a convicted can undeclared alien andres, finally gave him this document which states he became a citizen in 2002, six years before he was deported. asked if they mistakenly deported a u.s. citizen the government didn't respond. back in arizona, esteban will be released any day, only to be deported once again. despite the dangers he'll cross back as soon as he can. he says he's only got one home. adam rainy, why al jazeera tucson, arizona. >> debut a new original series, borderland.
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sun 9 eastern, 6 pacific time. a little further, concerns in carson, california, concerns over fracking. jennifer london explains. >> this might look like any ore city in america, but carson, california a suburb south of los angeles is unique. once produced more than 270 million barrels of oil lies just below the surface, driven by fears that occidental petroleum will find frack techniques to find credit oil and gas hiding in the sand and shale. >> you can't tell me putting 200 oil wells in close proximity to our lovely homes that it's not going oaffect the residents.
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>> the occidental credit proposal calls for erecting wells two and a half miles deep, on this warehouse complex next to a number of residential credit communities like councilmember lula davis lives in. >> as a mother and grandmother who thinks enough of this city to have my children here, i have to think about their safety. >> reporter: occidental has pledged to conceal the platform. but that's not enough for can the city. the drilling ban lasts for 45 days but could be extended two years effectively shutting the project down. >> we don't want any new contamination and polluting activities to come into our community. they refuse to guarantee that it's going to be safe. >> reporter: in a letter sent to the city occidental which didn't respond to interview
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requests says at this time it doesn't plan to use hydraulic fracturing at the site but also says there may come a time when it would be appropriate. oil drilling and in fact fracking isn't new in california. in the heart of los angeles you'll find the nation's largest urban oil field surround he by 3,000 homes. at least two test wells have been fracked here. a moratorium hasn't been passed yet. >> people finally realized that hey, my next door neighbor is an oil well and they don't like it. and part of it is a matter that nobody told them what was going on. because the industry never tells anything unless they absolutely have to. >> reporter: california law which stood in january now requires oil companies to obtain permits for fracking but more comprehensive regulations aren't
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supposed to be finalized until some time next year which means now it's up to small cities to take on big oil by themselves. jennifer london, al jazeera, carson, california. >> a young plan in massachusetts became the first openly gay player in major league basketball. >> now can you add derrick gordon on the list. the university of massachusetts basketball player has decided to come out. i got a chance to speak with ziegler, about the change of gordon's demeanor since announcing he is gay. >> in his words it was indescribable. i asked him last wednesday when he came out with his team, and he didn't have a word for it. freedom was the best word. what i can tell you is that the people around him who have known
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him for the last couple of months say that they notice a remarkable difference. he laughs a lot more now and you hear this all the time when people are able to be true to themselves with their friends and their family and their team, it's a weight lifted off their shoulder so i'm personally excited how derrick performance with that weight lifted off his shoulders. >> before coming out what kind of obstacles did he face especially with his team mates? >> it's tough. last summer his now ex appoint friend posted a picture on instagram of the two of them at a gay bar. though he denied being gay, said he was just a fan, the team teased him, wouldn't shower with him. it was less that they were really trying to isolate him and more it was just quote unquote guys being guys, trying to tease him for something that might make him different. but now that he's out and now
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that they know that he's gay, now that he's standing up for himself i imagine that's all going to go away. it's what we hear all the time from gay athletes, when they come out, the team handles it differently. so even though he faced a lot of teasing and almost left basketball because of it, i think you'll see more from that program next year because they'll be more tight knit. >> gordon found his freedom, other things apparently gave him hope and confidence. how did that affect limb? >> it was just you know made him very tired of living in the closet seeing these people with their partners going to gay bars, socializing with other -- just having dinner with other gay people and not having to look over your shoulder. it made him really tired. i remember a couple of weeks ago he was in philadelphia just spending time with anthony and brian sims and he called me driving up to his family's house in new jersey and he said, i'm
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just going to do this all right now. i'm so tired of not being able to live life the way i see other people live life. and that night he told his family. he told coach cel lo kellogg ane told his team. >> how much have michael sam and others helped other athletes? >> it's huge. other athletes want to tell their stories. every one leads to more, a domino effect. at the end of 2013 we'll look back and say this was the year that sports transformed on gay issues and because of this, it's a tidal wave now. people were using that term about a year ago when collins came out. i said no it's not a tidal wave, it is now. things are changing very fast because of various people who have decided just to be true to
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themselves. >> now, gordon is hoping that his announcement will inspire other kids dealing with coming out, dealing with pressures and troubles he went through, depression andize laition -- and isolation. >> now he's happy and smiling. >> ross, thanks very much. recall, have toyota pulling 6 million vehicles off the are roads. and hoping to fly around the world.
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>> good evening, i'm meteorologist kevin corriveau. we're watching a cyclone developing over the last couple of hours. this is the same type of storm
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that caused deaths over solomon islands and displaced 60 thousand people. it is making its way over the coral sea. the storm will be equivalent of a category 3 hurricane. we do expect do see massing flooding going on across that area. we'll keep you informed as the system developed. here across the united states we're about six weeks out of hurricane season which is at the beginning of june. normally we see about 12 named storms. this year we think it's a little bit less, 11 storms and five named hurricanes and maybe two main hurricanes. el nino keeps a lid on that. gusty winds meaning we have the threat of fire danger across much of the central u.s.
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that is a look at your national weather, your news is after this. >> toyota is recalling nearly 6.4 million vehicles worldwide. five different vehicles including 27 models. air bags that do not inflate and seats that fly forward. ford motors says it's focus was
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the best selling car in the world, an 8% increase since 2012, more than a quarter were sold in china, ford's largest market. it is the second largest market than the united states. imagine a plane that will never have to stop for fuel. the creators of the solar can impact are trying to achieve. phil lavell has the story. >> even if you have no interest in planes you've got to admit this is impressive. solar impulse set a record last july when it flew across did united states. not the first to do it but definitely the first to do it without a single drop of fuel in its tanks. in fact all that plane needed was thismentful sunlight. perhaps the most natural form of fuel there is, enough to power its solar batteries and keep it
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in the air. that flight was deemed such a success that here in switzerland where it all began they've made a sequel. and here it is, premiered on wednesday. the name not so imagine tha imae boeing 737, this is a huge craft, covered in solar cells but weighing just 1 and a half tons. the plan is to comply it around the world. >> flying to 9,000 meters the attitude of the airliners, fill up the batteries, in the evening you could land, during the day, the more you fly, more energy you get. >> the pilot needs to be comfortable with their own company. there is barely any room to stretch let alone fit another one in.
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there wit with it be no heatingo pressurized cabin here. this is a feat of endure answer. >> the -- enduressance. >> that is so light, that is the price we have to pay to have unlimited endurance. thanks othat the plane can fly forever. >> test flights over switzerland. its big trip around the world is expected to take 20 days all in all and solar planes may not even be adapted commercially. the airlines are all waiting to see if this takes off. phil lov lovell, al jazeera, crt switzerland. redwood natural forest just to make prize patterned wood. plus she's a comedian an
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actress and an advocate for cerebral palsy. my conversation with zaid. an unexpected political encounter deep in the heart of texas. former president george h.w. bush, waiting on the star mack to greet president and michelle obama. the current and past spoke for several minutes. the headlines coming up next.
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only on al jazeera america >> good evening to you and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford live in new york city and here are tonight's stories. a 16-year-old suspect was
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identified in court documents as alex rebal. police say he entered high school and began stabbing people many of them critically. >> acommander in chief i am determined that we will continue to step up our efforts to reach our are troops who are hurting. >> president obama vowed to do more to protect citizens today. last week's shooting at fort hood, three killed, 16 wounded. interior ministry says groups occupying government buildings have two days to negotiate a solution, kiev says it will otherwise use force. john kerry met with israeli's foreign minister. state department says both sides
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are to blame for complicating the situation. investigators say they are close to finding there are flight 370. pings were detected on saturday. those are your headlines. i'm morgan radford. >> on "america tonight," stabbings on campus. >> i was walk towards the exit and there was blood on the floor. >> a 16-year-old suspect, a bloody rampage. this time the attacker's armed with knives. also seeds of doubt, is it a rare childhood illness or signs of something more disturbing? >> parents actually indues illness, they inject them with things, suffocate and


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